RingTv image Welcome back ‘Bam Bam’ Rios, thank you Mike Alvarado

Welcome back ‘Bam Bam’ Rios, thank you Mike Alvarado

Brandon Rios recaptured his peak form and fierceness with his brutal three-round stoppage of Mike Alvarado in their welterweight rubber match. Rios is now a player at 147 pounds, while Alvarado’s future is in doubt. However, fans should thank Alvarado for the many ring wars he’s provided, fights that may have shortened his career.

RingTv image Emanuel Augustus: The unlucky warrior

Emanuel Augustus: The unlucky warrior

Emanuel Augustus was a tough journeyman his entire career and then, in the wrong place at the wrong time, he was shot in the head. His recovery is no surprise to those familiar with his fighting spirit.

RingTv image Q&A: Rey Vargas

Q&A: Rey Vargas

Highly motivated junior featherweight contender Rey Vargas, who says he will succeed Jhonny Gonzalez as the premier 122-pounder, will ply his trade against Nestor Paniagua this Saturday in Mexico.